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  • 5/1/19 11:44 am CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – The Center for First-generation Student Success, an initiative of Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) and The Suder Foundation, named Washburn University as a First Forward institution. The First Forward designation recognizes institutions of higher education that have demonstrated a commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes of first-generation college students.     “The Center is so pleased tomore...
  • 4/29/19 3:23 pm CDT
         TOPEKA, Kan. - Washburn University will host a Candlelight Vigil on Tuesday, April 30th at the Kuehne Bell Tower at 7 p.m., to honor Ichabod football player Dwane Simmons. In case of rain, the vigil will be in the Memorial Union in Washburn rooms A and B, on the Washburn campus.       The Washburn Ichabod football team, athletic department and campus community are mourning the loss of Simmons, a junior mass media major from Lee's Summit, Mo.,more...
  • 4/28/19 11:24 am CDT
         Washburn University issued the following statement this morning to the university community:To the campus community:We come to you this morning with sad and difficult news.  Early this morning two of our students were the victims of an off-campus shooting.  Dwane Simmons, a junior and a member of the football team, was killed in the incident.  In addition, Corey Ballentine, a senior, was injured.  Ballentine is expected to make a full recovery.Any timemore...
  • 4/16/19 2:09 pm CDT
         Topeka, Kan. –More than a 100 Washburn University students will present at Apeiron, an annual campus-wide forum, Friday, April 19. The event begins at 10:00 a.m. In its 17th year, Apeiron occurs at several locations on campus: the Washburn Room of the Memorial Union for poster presentations, the Mulvane Art Museum for fine arts presentations, and Henderson Learning Resource Center for oral presentations. These events are free and open to the public.10: 30 a.m. - 12:30more...
  • 4/12/19 1:53 pm CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University will be hosting a transgender activist as part of a series of events centering on the LGBTQ+ community.  Jennicet Gutierrez is a transgender Latina organizer and advocate for transgender and immigrant rights. She will be presenting a lecture entitled “Trans Existence as an Act of Resistance” on Monday, April 15 at 12:30 p.m. in the Washburn Room of the Memorial Union. This presentation is free and open to the public.   more...

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